Kampo

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Kampo

(kŏm′pō′) [Japanese, Chinese medicine]
Traditional Japanese medicine, a healing discipline adapted from ancient Chinese healing traditions. It includes the use of acupuncture, herbal remedies, and moxibustion, among others.
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Because this pathophysiological concept is unique to oriental medicine, Kampo prescriptions are widely used as therapeutic strategies for Oketsu.
In order to identify novel compounds that have inhibitory effects on Th17 generation, we focused on a traditional Japanese herbal medicine, Kampo, which is well known to exert various immunomodulatory effects [10-12].
Tsutani, "Traditional Japanese medicine, Kampo: its history and current status," Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine, vol.